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Synonyms for decimal

a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10

a number in the decimal system

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numbered or proceeding by tens

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In the decimal system, a repeating or terminating decimal is a rational number.
PENNY WISE: Lord Fiske tries the new decimal currency on February 15, 1971
Then students found their own height to two decimal places.
The fun thing about decimals is, once you get the hang of them, it makes percentages easier -- 0.
Later, 13 decimal out of the 39 decimal of the two plots was decreed in favour of the petitioner.
But he warned that traders would not put up "with this nonsense" and said they would insist on the decimal price.
n] which satisfy the digit is k in the decimal is k + 1.
Originally agreed to by Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson at the request of Chancellor Jim Callaghan, the decision was announced to Parliament in 1966, with the Decimal Currency Board spending pounds 1.
Here is a puzzle for you to try: The fraction 1/7 is called a cyclic decimal because the digits in the number repeat after every six decimal places.
This is a stepping-stone towards bookmakers having the debate about whether we move to decimal odds or stick to these fractions.
So far, in this year, India s local currency bonds have given one decimal nine percent returns.
A TRIAL of decimal odds at Ascot yesterday was considered to have been a failure by the bookmakers taking part.
While all share values appear on its website and the trading floor with three decimals, not all stocks can be bought or sold on the third decimal change.
All common fractions can be written in decimal form.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has postponed the introduction of three decimal tick size system on securities with a market value below Dh1, which was due on March 11.